hesped

noun
hes·​ped | \ ˈheˌsped \
plural hespedim\ heˈspādə̇m , -​ˌdēm \

Definition of hesped

: an oration or eulogy at a Jewish memorial service

History and Etymology for hesped

Hebrew hespēdh

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“Hesped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hesped. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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